30 CFR 57.6960 - Mixing of explosive material.

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§ 57.6960 Mixing of explosive material.

(a) The mixing of ingredients to produce explosive material shall not be conducted underground unless prior approval of the MSHA district manager is obtained. In granting or withholding approval, the district manager shall consider the potential hazards created by -

(1) The location of the stored material and the storage practices used;

(2) The transportation and use of the explosive material;

(3) The nature of the explosive material, including its sensitivity;

(4) Any other factor deemed relevant to the safety of miners potentially exposed to the hazards associated with the mixing of the bulk explosive material underground.

(b) Storage facilities for the ingredients to be mixed shall provide drainage away from the facilities for leaks and spills.

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Title 30 published on 12-Jul-2017 03:32

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 57 after this date.

  • 2017-05-22; vol. 82 # 97 - Monday, May 22, 2017
    1. 82 FR 23139 - Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
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      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the rule published January 23, 2017 (82 FR 7680) is delayed to October 2, 2017.
      30 CFR Parts 56 and 57